Posts With Category: ‘Obstructive Sleep Apnea’
Do I Need Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue or soft tissue of the palate partially or fully block your ability to breath at night when you are asleep. The severity of the obstruction will often dictate what kind of procedure is used to correct it. A board-certified otolaryngology surgeon, with extensive knowledge and experience in treating […]Read More
How is Sleep Apnea in Children Treated?
How Do You Treat Sleep Apnea in Kids? Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea can be treated in several ways. Which treatment works best depends on where the blockage that reduces airflow is located: Topical nasal steroids can produce relief for children with allergies or sinus issues. Removal of the tonsils or adenoids can help when they […]Read More
What Are the Benefits of Having Radiofrequency Ablation of the Tongue?
Having sleep apnea can increase your risk of having serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke. This sleep disorder also lowers your quality of life overall. Traditional treatment for sleep apnea involves using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine while you sleep, but this is not always a good option. When you need […]Read More
Am I A Good Candidate For A Pillar Sleep Procedure?
Snoring is a big problem for many people. Snoring disrupts your sleep, the sleep of your partner, and even other family members in the home, occasionally leading to arguments and daytime sleepiness. Most home remedies like breathing strips and sleeping on your side don’t work. Luckily, the pillar procedure is a new, minimally invasive surgery […]Read More
What’s Involved In A Latera Implant Procedure?
What Is the Latera Sleep Procedure? The Latera nasal implant is used to support the lateral cartilage of the nose – that is, the soft tissue along the sides of the nose leading from the nostril. It is an absorbable nasal implant that serves as a potential alternative to surgical cartilage and polymer grafts that provide […]Read More
Does Snoring Always Mean You Have Sleep Apnea?
You may have heard that snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. But does that mean if you snore, you definitely have sleep apnea? What is snoring? Snoring is the sound that’s made when air flows past the tissues in the back of your throat. It happens when the tissues relax […]Read More
Do Oral Appliances Really Work for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder, and the first type of recommended treatment is usually a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine. But many patients find it uncomfortable and stop using it, putting their health in jeopardy. Oral appliances are an effective alternative in many cases, offering an easier, more comfortable way […]Read More
Are There Outpatient Surgeries for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a common yet potentially dangerous sleep disorder, and in some cases, it can be treated without surgery. Sometimes, however, an outpatient surgical procedure is the most effective treatment option. In this blog, the board-certified sleep doctors at eos sleep in NYC explain the most common type of outpatient surgeries that can help […]Read More
Is Inpatient Sleep Surgery Right for Me?
Sleep apnea is a very common yet potentially serious sleep disorder. In some cases, it can be treated without surgery, but surgery can sometimes provide the best form of treatment to alleviate your symptoms. In this blog, the sleep specialists at eos sleep explain the different types of inpatient sleep apnea surgeries to help you […]Read More
Can Sleep Apnea Affect Blood Pressure?
Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can affect your entire well-being and increase the possibility that you’ll develop a number of chronic health issues. In this blog, the sleep specialists and ear, nose, and throat doctors at eos sleep explain whether sleep apnea can affect high blood pressure. Can sleep apnea affect blood […]Read More
How To Treat Snoring Without Surgery
Snoring is a very common condition that affects about 45% of adults. It’s frequently not taken very seriously, but it can disrupt your sleep as well as that of your loved ones. In fact, it can even be a possible symptom of obstructive sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder. In this blog, the board-certified sleep […]Read More
Can Spring Affect my Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, and if you suffer from this disorder, your symptoms can get even worse in the spring. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat doctors at eos sleep explain why sleep apnea can get worse during spring – and what you can do about it. What is sleep […]Read More
Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatments
It’s no surprise that snoring is to blame for not getting enough sleep at night, but it can also signal sleep apnea. For some, snoring is just an annoyance, but for many, it’s a sign of a serious medical condition known as sleep apnea. Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience pauses in breathing throughout […]Read More
We Offer a Sleep Study at Home
In order to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), doctors need to gather anatomical information from you first. A sleep study, either at home or in a sleep lab, can provide this information. It will help doctors determine what is causing your sleep disturbances and how severe they are. A polysomnogram is a test that records […]Read More
What Are Sleep Apnea Surgery Options?
Several minimally-invasive sleep apnea surgery options are available if you are noncompliant with your CPAP mask. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that causes your sleep to be disrupted by pauses of breathing. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to a host of related concerns, including high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, depression and accident risk […]Read More